Del Mar News & Announcements

These announcements and Press Releases are updated frequently. For Stable Notes and other race-related news, you can read our Stable News.

Auerbach, CARMA Opening New Doors for Retired Racehorses

Friday, July 20th, 2018   (1 year ago)
Madeline Auerbach and her stallion Unusual Heat in 2017 By Tere Albanese CARMA stands for California Retirement Management Account. But we’re not talking about a retirement account for people. This retirement account is a fund...

Seven Interns Using Del Mar as Their Racing Starter Kit

Thursday, July 19th, 2018   (1 year ago)
That’s DMTC CEO Joe Harper in the middle with Del Mar’s 2018 intern crew (from left): Riley Golden, Cory Moore, Tricia Warren, Patricia Scholle, Jack Cesari, Carter Ballard and Julianna McDowell (not pictured). By Hank...

"Artist of the Week" Program On Tap Again at Del Mar

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018   (1 year ago)
Heather Roddy’s “Where the Turf Meets the Surf” A popular program that brings a series of local artists and their works into ready contact with racing fans at Del Mar is back on the calendar...

Late Pick Five Payouts Carry Rich "Bonus" at Del Mar

Sunday, July 15th, 2018   (1 year ago)
One of Del Mar’s new bets this summer – the .50¢ late Pick Five on the day’s final five races – has had a healthy bonus factor tied to it that might provide a racing...

"Free & Easy" Even Better as "Brigantine Wednesdays" at Del Mar

Friday, July 13th, 2018   (1 year ago)
“Free & Easy Wednesdays,” which over the last decade has become Del Mar’s all-time favorite value attraction, picked up a popular partner and a brand new name when the track and the Brigantine Restaurants agreed...

Upgraded Del Mar App Faster, Easier, More Extensive for Users

Thursday, July 12th, 2018   (1 year ago)
Del Mar’s Mobile App, a trend-setter in the industry when it was first introduced in 2011, has undergone its latest set of upgrades and enhancements and will offer even more advantages to its users with...

Three New Wagers Added to Del Mar's 2018 Betting Menu

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018   (1 year ago)
Del Mar’s betting menu, which last year offered 14 different wagers for seaside investors, will grow by three new bets this summer when the 36-day session gets off and running on Wednesday, July 18. The...

Del Mar's Stable Area Kitchen "Refreshed" for 2018 Season

Thursday, June 21st, 2018   (1 year ago)
Debby Baltas & her kitchen crew © Benoit Photo Del Mar’s friendly backstretch kitchen, long a staple for backstretch workers as well as visitors to the stable area, will have a “refreshed” look this season...

Actress/Horsewoman/Advocate Bo Derek Joins Board of DMTC

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018   (1 year ago)
“We are absolutely delighted to have a woman of Bo’s background and stature join us at Del Mar,” said DMTC’s CEO Joe Harper. “She brings a lifetime of knowledge and a world of care and concern for the horse with her and that puts her right in line with our priorities here. She’ll be a wonderful addition to our leadership ranks.”

Horses Filtering Back to San Luis Rey Downs from Del Mar

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018   (1 year ago)
Del Mar stable area. The first of the Lilac fire horses who had to be evacuated from San Luis Rey Downs and take up residence at Del Mar in December began to filter back to...